Pulm. & Critical Care

Pulm. & Critical Care

Pulmonology is a field of medicine that focuses specifically on diagnosing and treating disorders of the respiratory system that everything from asthma to tuberculosis. The respiratory system includes the organs that help you breathe. The three major parts of this system are the airway, the lungs, and the respiratory muscles.

The airway includes nose, mouth, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles and alveol.

Following are type of respiratory disorders under Pulmonology:

  • Infectious
  • Structural
  • Inflammatory
  • Neoplastic, which means having to do with a tumor
  • Autoimmune

Subspecialties of pulmonology include:

  • Interstitial lung disease, which focuses on lung diseases marked by persistent inflammation
    and scarring
  • Interventional pulmonology, which employs multidisciplinary care to treat airway disorders, lung cancer, and pleural diseases
  • lung transplantation, management before and after surgery
  • Neuromuscular disease, which refers to conditions that occur due to respiratory muscle failure obstructive lung disease, which involves airway narrowing or obstruction
  • sleep-disordered breathing

We at Tirath Ram shah Hospital had a skilled and trained team of pulmonologist to treat the treat the following Conditions:

  • Respiratory-SystemAsthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Occupational lung diseases
  • Obstructive sleep apnea


We may do following procedures for dianosing the any respiratory disorders and conditions:

  • CT scan
  • Chest fluoroscopy
  • Chest ultrasound
  • Pleural biopsy
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Thoracentesis
  • Chest tube
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Sleep Study